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Dems spend weekend in Iowa

September 21, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Democratic presidential hopefuls are campaigning in Iowa, the first-in-the-nation caucus state, where there are still a lot of undecided voters.

Whistleblower complaint raises questions, tensions rise with Iran

September 20, 2019
The panelists discussed a whistleblower complaint made by a member of the intelligence community that's raising sharp questions, along with the latest in the rising tensions with Iran.
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Lewandowski's messy hearing leaves some Democrats questioning their tactics

September 19, 2019
Manu Raju, Dana Bash | CNN
Tensions are building within the House Democratic Caucus over the Judiciary Committee's march toward impeachment, with Democrats again at odds over their messaging and strategy during a crucial time facing their majority.
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Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal

September 16, 2019
Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times
The top two Democrats in Congress, seeking to ramp up pressure on Republicans to pass legislation extending background checks to all gun buyers, told President Trump on Sunday that they would join him at the White House for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if he agreed to the measure.
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‘More united’ vs. ‘A house divided’: GOP goes all in on Trump while Democrats clash over ideology and tactics

September 16, 2019
Toluse Olorunnipa, Rachael Bade | The Washington Post
The Republican lawmakers gathered in Baltimore erupted in cheers and laughter Thursday as President Trump warned of “the dangers” of energy-saving lightbulbs and falsely claimed that televisions turn off when wind turbines stop spinning.
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The Moments That Mattered in Thursday’s Democratic Debate

September 13, 2019
Tarini Parti, John McCormick | The Wall Street Journal
The three leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination confronted each other over issues including health care in a marathon debate that featured all 10 top contenders onstage for the first time.
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Castro defends debate attack on Biden

September 13, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Julián Castro made a direct jab at frontrunner Joe Biden at the third debate, suggesting "are you forgetting something you said two minutes ago?"
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Democrats Do Not Speak With 1 Voice On Possible Trump Impeachment

September 13, 2019
Susan Davis | NPR
House Democrats' message about impeachment is not unified. Progressives argue they are in the midst of an inquiry while moderates say they still need further investigation before official action.
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